How Plugins can Improve Your WordPress Website!

Everyone wants their website to perform at the highest level!  And why not?  Because it is important to ensure content is kept save, content ranks high on Internet search results and visitors enjoy their experience when on your web or blog site!

So what do you need to focus on to make sure this happens?

Let’s look at this:

  • Website Security
  • SEO
  • Insights
  • All-in-One Solutions!



Website Security

Cyber crime is real.  Chances are that somewhere along the line your website, social media accounts or worse, online store is targeted!  It will damage your business and may take you many hours to sort out.

For this reason WordPress offers many different solutions to help you and your web host, protect that which is very valuable to you and your business.

One of the most popular security plugins available is Wordfence . In their own words – ‘WordPress’s most comprehensive security solution’!   Wordfence offers firewall protection as well as malware scanning and a whole lot more.  The THREAT DEFENCE FEED ensures that this plugin is kept up to date with the latest security threat information.




It is every web and blog site owner’s dream to rank as high as possible in search engine results!  The higher up on the ‘food chain’ the better your chances of visitors to your site!

Enter Yoast SEO !

You have an option between Yoast SEO Free and the Premium versions.  The free option provides you with everything you need to successfully manage your website’s SEO.  The premium option unlocks more tools and functionality.

If you want to get the most out of your website, blog site or online store, Yoast SEO is the answer!  One of the many great features is the ability to provide fast loading time.  We all know that Internet users simply move onto the next search result if loading is to slow.

The premium Yoast SEO version also offers a very important redirect manager for when the infamous ‘404 page not found’ error occurs!




Not analysing data and making the necessary adjustments to your website, is like flying blind.  All your efforts will go to waste.  Insights form a crucial part of any successful business.

MonsterInsights offers a Google Analytics Dashboard plugin for WordPress.  Setting up insights is made very easy by this plugin! Reports are customized and easy to read.   The online store analytics provides you with data from browsing to check-out.  You are also able to track data of users across different devices and platforms.

MonsterInsights is indeed one of the best plugins to help you take your business to the next level!



All-in-One Solutions!

One-stop-shopping saves time!  A plugin with multiple solutions does this too!

JetPack offers everything from security to marketing to design tools!

JetPack offers:

  • Social media account assistance – Instagram, Facebook Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Easy payment integration – Stripe and PayPal
  • Integration with Whatsapp, Mailchimp and more
  • The ability to quickly and easily build contact forms
  • Tools to create and manage galleries and slide shows
  • Unlimited, free, high-speed video hosting

And a there is much more to impress you!


Visit – you WILL find plugins to improve your website, blog site or online store.  Plugins that will benefit your business and profit margins!  There are many free options available to get you started.

Do your research and add at least one plugin to your Christmas Wish List!  Or make it a New Year’s Resolution!


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